House dust mite-induced sensitivity in mice

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dc.contributor.authorIn Seong Choe-
dc.description.abstractSensitivity induced by house dust mite (HDM) extract in mice was investigated in this study. Sensitized B10.RIII mice (H-2(r) background) had T-cell proliferative responses to HDM extract in vitro and an HDM-specific IgE response. When mice were immunized by injection and intranasal inhalation with HDM extract, a histologic study showed eosinophils and mononuclear cell infiltration in the lung tissue and bronchial wall. Tcrαβ-positive cells were also found in the cell infiltration area of the lung lesions. In the control mice that were immunized by injection or intranasal inhalation (but not both), we did not observe cell accumulation in the lung tissue or in the bronchial wall. Epitope studies suggest that T cells recognize multiple epitopes. Molecular analysis of these HDM-specific T-cell hybridoma clones suggest that T-cell receptor use is restricted to members of the Vα 8 and Vβ 6 subfamilies.-
dc.titleHouse dust mite-induced sensitivity in mice-
dc.title.alternativeHouse dust mite-induced sensitivity in mice-
dc.citation.titleJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology-
dc.contributor.affiliatedAuthorIn Seong Choe-
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, vol. 101, no. 1, pp. 51-59-
dc.subject.keywordHDM-induced sensitivity-
dc.subject.keywordT-cell receptor use-
dc.subject.keywordDer p 1-
dc.subject.keywordT-cell epitopes-
dc.subject.keywordeosinophilic cells-
dc.subject.keywordmononuclear-cell infiltration-
dc.subject.localHDM-induced sensitivity-
dc.subject.localT-cell receptor use-
dc.subject.localDer p 1-
dc.subject.localT-cell epitope-
dc.subject.localT-cell epitopes-
dc.subject.localeosinophilic cells-
dc.subject.localmononuclear-cell infiltration-
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